Quick Thai Green Curry

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 16 mins

This is an easy and versatile, quick meal. Use any type of cooked meat and serve this over steamed rice or cooked noodles. Use low-fat coconut milk if you like. I found this in the Chicago Tribune.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet or wok over high heat; add shallots and ginger. Stir-fry until fragrant, about 1 minute. Reduce heat to medium; stir in curry paste. Stir in chicken broth; cook until broth is reduced by half, about 10 minutes.
  2. Stir in chicken, coconut milk, bamboo shoots and salt; heat to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes. Stir in basil.
  3. Serve in bowls over steamed rice or noodles with lime wedges on the side for squeezing over.


Most Helpful

Thai Green Curry is one of my favorite favorite dishes! I love this recipe because it's so versatile and I am a true green curry critic (and addict). I've made this recipe a few times already and I've tweaked to perfection, and now I enjoy making it at home more than eating it at my favorite Thai restaurant. I add 4 cloves of minced garlic to the shallots and ginger; and for the vegetables I skip the bamboo shoots (not a fan) and instead use 1 green bell pepper, an eggplant, and half cup of peas. I also use 3tbsp of curry paste, an additional half can of coconut milk, a bit more water, and about 4 shots of fish sauce. During the simmer phase I threw in a bunch of Thai basil and 2tbsp of cayenne and 6 red thai chillies chopped... gimme some heat! Thanks for posting a recipe that you really can make your own!

kimdtran80 January 19, 2011

Great flavor. I used some cooked potatoes and carrots, with green onions, and sliced red chiles. I also used a lot more curry paste. I doubled the recipe for my family. Next time maybe a little less broth.

Charmie777 May 11, 2012

Easy to prepare and quite tasty. Excellent recipe for a quick go at this sort of dish. I used rotisserie chicken for the meat. Fresh basil and the fresh lime juice on finish complete the flavours. I think I'll add some sliced carrot next time.

Garlic Gnome April 06, 2013

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